Helping You Prepare for Your Baby
To help expectant parents-to-be with planning and anticipated adjustments, we make available many valuable, easy-to-access services through our support programs.
We are committed to providing new parents with all the educational resources they need to feel confident and prepared to care for the growing family.
We offer our prenatal and postpartum health and childbirth education classes in person and online. Classes are taught by certified childbirth, CPR and First Aid instructors, clinical staff and other credentialed educators. Instructors cover many important topics, aimed at community safety, health and wellness, including:
- baby care basics
- breastfeeding (in-person and online)
- childbirth education (in-person and online)
- CPR and first aid
Baby Bundle App
Our baby bundle app is free and available to help you stay connected and informed throughout your pregnancy and through your newborn’s milestones. It has helpful features, such as:
- appointment tracking
- educational information
- personal journal
- weight monitoring
- weekly milestones
Let us show you around! We offer tours twice a month; on the first and third Wednesday of the month. Tours start at 6 p.m., offered free of charge and registration is not required. Simply meet us in the lobby of MelroseWakefield Hospital. We also offer tours on some Sundays, please call 781-338-7561 for more information.
If you have any questions, please call the maternity tour guide at 781-979-3330.
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